Legal & Regulatory

AVCA Regulatory Update: MiFID II – What does it mean for you?

30 November 2017

What is MiFID II? Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II is the sequel to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (I) which was introduced in 2007. This legislation, due to come in force in January 2018, provides an EU framework for…

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Investment Funds: The South African Headquarter Company Regime Hurdle

18 September 2017

With the increasing appetite for investments into African jurisdictions, the South African private equity landscape needs to adapt in order to attract direct foreign investment and to facilitate the seamless investment and divestment in and from these j…

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Nigeria’s FX Window: Boosting investors’ renewed confidence?

22 August 2017

Nigerian law guarantees investors the unconditional transferability of proceeds of their investments in Nigeria in convertible currency, provided that inflow and repatriation are effected through Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) authorised dealers - subject …

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RT @CDCgroup: #SDG5: Gender equality ♀️ What does it mean to ‘invest in women’? As evidence supporting the business case for women’s econo…

Helios Investment Partners achieves B-Corp status. Read more: https://t.co/K1brBcCBjy

@AfricInvest_Grp exits its investment in leading generics manufacturing company, Polymedic. Read more: https://t.co/RanT69dyzV

@FMO_development makes first investment in DRC's financial sector. Read more: https://t.co/8pGmnonkuG

Verod Capital Management closes Fund III at US$200mn. Read more: https://t.co/0Pyo5fCm0w